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Work and Jobs in Wakefield, Massachusetts (MA) Detailed Stats
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Based on the data from 2000 / 2016 when the population of Wakefield, Massachusetts was 24,804 / 26,772

Most common industries

Most common industries (%)

Most common industries for males (%)

Most common industries for females (%)

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Professional, scientific, and technical services11.6%
(1,530)
12.3%
(835)
10.9%
(695)
Finance and insurance10.3%
(1,361)
8.6%
(585)
12.1%
(776)
Health care9.8%
(1,295)
3.3%
(224)
16.7%
(1,071)
Educational services8.9%
(1,175)
5.1%
(346)
13.0%
(829)
Construction7.0%
(927)
11.9%
(809)
1.8%
(118)
Public administration3.9%
(512)
4.8%
(326)
2.9%
(186)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.7%
(483)
5.3%
(361)
1.9%
(122)
Computer and electronic products3.0%
(403)
4.2%
(287)
1.8%
(116)
Accommodation and food services2.9%
(388)
2.6%
(177)
3.3%
(211)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers2.4%
(317)
3.9%
(266)
0.8%
(51)
Repair and maintenance2.0%
(269)
3.2%
(218)
0.8%
(51)
Miscellaneous manufacturing2.0%
(266)
2.0%
(137)
2.0%
(129)
Real estate and rental and leasing2.0%
(265)
2.0%
(137)
2.0%
(128)
Social assistance1.8%
(238)
0.2%
(13)
3.5%
(225)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.7%
(223)
2.1%
(142)
1.3%
(81)
Food and beverage stores1.7%
(223)
1.5%
(103)
1.9%
(120)
Personal and laundry services1.5%
(197)
0.9%
(58)
2.2%
(139)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.1%
(149)
0.7%
(48)
1.6%
(101)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.1%
(141)
1.2%
(80)
1.0%
(61)
Pharmacies and drug stores1.0%
(136)
1.1%
(72)
1.0%
(64)
Machinery1.0%
(132)
1.5%
(101)
0.5%
(31)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.0%
(129)
1.5%
(101)
0.4%
(28)
Metal and metal products0.9%
(120)
1.5%
(101)
0.3%
(19)
Department and other general merchandise stores0.9%
(118)
0.7%
(49)
1.1%
(69)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.9%
(116)
0.6%
(44)
1.1%
(72)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.9%
(113)
1.0%
(68)
0.7%
(45)
U. S. Postal service0.8%
(110)
0.6%
(44)
1.0%
(66)
Food0.7%
(99)
0.7%
(50)
0.8%
(49)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers0.7%
(98)
1.3%
(88)
0.2%
(10)
Radio, TV, and computer stores0.7%
(93)
0.7%
(50)
0.7%
(43)
Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers0.7%
(87)
0.9%
(62)
0.4%
(25)
Truck transportation0.6%
(80)
1.1%
(73)
0.1%
(7)
Other direct selling establishments0.6%
(76)
0.4%
(24)
0.8%
(52)
Utilities0.6%
(75)
1.0%
(67)
0.1%
(8)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.6%
(74)
0.3%
(21)
0.8%
(53)
Electrical equipment, appliances, and components0.5%
(72)
0.6%
(42)
0.5%
(30)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.5%
(63)
0.5%
(35)
0.4%
(28)
Plastics and rubber products0.5%
(63)
0.5%
(31)
0.5%
(32)
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers0.5%
(62)
0.3%
(22)
0.6%
(40)
Chemicals0.4%
(59)
0.4%
(30)
0.5%
(29)
Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers0.4%
(56)
0.4%
(29)
0.4%
(27)
Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores0.4%
(52)
0.4%
(27)
0.4%
(25)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores0.4%
(47)
0.4%
(27)
0.3%
(20)
Air transportation0.3%
(44)
0.2%
(15)
0.5%
(29)
Retail florists0.3%
(44)
0.2%
(16)
0.4%
(28)
Fuel dealers0.3%
(43)
0.3%
(21)
0.3%
(22)
Private households0.3%
(42)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(42)
Rail transportation0.3%
(42)
0.5%
(31)
0.2%
(11)
Nonmetallic mineral products0.3%
(38)
0.6%
(38)
0.0%
(0)
Transportation equipment0.3%
(37)
0.4%
(30)
0.1%
(7)
Paper and paper products merchant wholesalers0.3%
(37)
0.4%
(24)
0.2%
(13)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.3%
(36)
0.3%
(18)
0.3%
(18)
Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores0.2%
(33)
0.3%
(19)
0.2%
(14)
Gasoline stations0.2%
(31)
0.5%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores0.2%
(26)
0.1%
(8)
0.3%
(18)
Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers0.2%
(26)
0.4%
(26)
0.0%
(0)
Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers0.2%
(25)
0.3%
(18)
0.1%
(7)
Printing and related support activities0.2%
(21)
0.2%
(14)
0.1%
(7)
Leather and allied products0.1%
(19)
0.2%
(14)
0.1%
(5)
Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(18)
0.1%
(8)
0.2%
(10)
Paper0.1%
(17)
0.1%
(5)
0.2%
(12)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.1%
(16)
0.2%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Electronic shopping and mail-order houses0.1%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
0.2%
(15)
Warehousing and storage0.1%
(15)
0.2%
(15)
0.0%
(0)
Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers0.1%
(13)
0.1%
(7)
0.1%
(6)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers0.1%
(9)
0.1%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Office supplies and stationery stores0.1%
(8)
0.1%
(8)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Wakefield

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 14.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.3%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 23.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.3%Males
  • 18.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.7%Females

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.2% (176)
Massachusetts:

3.1% (103,048)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

2.2% (333)
Massachusetts:

3.5% (117,269)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

4.6% (681)
Massachusetts:

4.5% (149,471)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,316)
Massachusetts:

8.3% (277,374)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

11.3% (1,668)
Massachusetts:

9.8% (327,071)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

18.9% (2,806)
Massachusetts:

14.5% (482,592)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

13.7% (2,029)
Massachusetts:

12.3% (407,601)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

15.1% (2,242)
Massachusetts:

13.0% (433,885)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

6.3% (933)
Massachusetts:

6.9% (230,528)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

6.1% (911)
Massachusetts:

7.4% (246,325)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.3% (197)
Massachusetts:

3.0% (99,372)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.8% (263)
Massachusetts:

1.3% (43,082)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

4.5% (665)
Massachusetts:

6.8% (224,596)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

3.8% (568)
Massachusetts:

5.5% (182,634)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000 (%)

12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.7% (219)
Massachusetts:

2.3% (70,820)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

1.6% (205)
Massachusetts:

2.2% (67,777)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

3.3% (434)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (112,836)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

8.5% (1,105)
Massachusetts:

7.8% (241,535)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

9.9% (1,296)
Massachusetts:

10.1% (312,368)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

15.2% (1,980)
Massachusetts:

14.5% (448,737)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

19.0% (2,470)
Massachusetts:

14.9% (463,192)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Wakefield:

14.9% (1,936)
Massachusetts:

13.3% (414,200)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

7.3% (946)
Massachusetts:

6.7% (209,354)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

5.1% (669)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (181,108)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

2.0% (260)
Massachusetts:

2.2% (68,937)
11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m.:
Wakefield:

0.5% (62)
Massachusetts:

1.0% (31,956)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

5.0% (646)
Massachusetts:

6.7% (207,296)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Wakefield:

3.0% (397)
Massachusetts:

5.6% (175,217)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Males

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.1% (155)
    Massachusetts:

    4.4% (73,745)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.0% (218)
    Massachusetts:

    5.1% (86,347)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.7% (350)
    Massachusetts:

    5.7% (95,748)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    11.5% (848)
    Massachusetts:

    9.9% (168,258)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    13.2% (972)
    Massachusetts:

    10.6% (178,818)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    17.8% (1,314)
    Massachusetts:

    14.5% (244,753)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    12.9% (949)
    Massachusetts:

    10.5% (177,500)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    11.9% (881)
    Massachusetts:

    11.2% (188,682)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    6.2% (459)
    Massachusetts:

    5.8% (97,649)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.0% (298)
    Massachusetts:

    6.4% (108,998)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    1.1% (82)
    Massachusetts:

    2.8% (47,548)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    1.9% (137)
    Massachusetts:

    1.2% (19,696)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    5.1% (375)
    Massachusetts:

    6.6% (110,951)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.0% (295)
    Massachusetts:

    5.5% (92,650)

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2016 (%) - Females

    12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.3% (21)
    Massachusetts:

    1.8% (29,303)
    5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.6% (116)
    Massachusetts:

    1.9% (30,922)
    5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    4.7% (350)
    Massachusetts:

    3.3% (53,723)
    6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    6.2% (463)
    Massachusetts:

    6.7% (109,116)
    6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    9.4% (696)
    Massachusetts:

    9.1% (148,253)
    7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    20.2% (1,500)
    Massachusetts:

    14.6% (237,839)
    7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    14.5% (1,080)
    Massachusetts:

    14.1% (230,101)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    18.4% (1,370)
    Massachusetts:

    15.0% (245,203)
    8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    6.3% (471)
    Massachusetts:

    8.1% (132,879)
    9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    8.2% (610)
    Massachusetts:

    8.4% (137,327)
    10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.5% (115)
    Massachusetts:

    3.2% (51,824)
    11:00 a.m. to 11:59 a.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.7% (126)
    Massachusetts:

    1.4% (23,386)
    12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    3.9% (293)
    Massachusetts:

    7.0% (113,645)
    4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
    Wakefield:

    3.6% (271)
    Massachusetts:

    5.5% (89,984)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 59.6%
Number of people working at home: 681 (4.4% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: -716 (-2.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 2,393 (18.4%)

Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation (%)

Less than 30 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

4.4% (53)
Massachusetts:

22.9% (61,988)
Less than 30 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

63.5% (7,258)
Massachusetts:

64.3% (1,757,222)
30 to 44 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

27.2% (324)
Massachusetts:

31.2% (84,505)
30 to 44 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

22.2% (2,533)
Massachusetts:

20.1% (549,880)
45 to 59 minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

29.1% (347)
Massachusetts:

19.7% (53,202)
45 to 59 minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,013)
Massachusetts:

8.1% (222,211)
60 or more minutes - public transportation:
Wakefield:

39.3% (468)
Massachusetts:

26.2% (71,047)
60 or more minutes - other means:
Wakefield:

5.5% (629)
Massachusetts:

7.5% (205,278)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%)

Working at home in 2016 - Wakefield

Working at home in 2016 - Massachusetts

Less than 5 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.2% (268)
Massachusetts:

2.2% (76,277)
5 to 9 minutes:
Wakefield:

9.0% (1,086)
Massachusetts:

8.2% (278,202)
10 to 14 minutes:
Wakefield:

11.0% (1,317)
Massachusetts:

11.6% (394,378)
15 to 19 minutes:
Wakefield:

16.7% (2,002)
Massachusetts:

12.9% (437,467)
20 to 24 minutes:
Wakefield:

12.3% (1,471)
Massachusetts:

12.8% (433,649)
25 to 29 minutes:
Wakefield:

6.7% (804)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (197,818)
30 to 34 minutes:
Wakefield:

15.5% (1,861)
Massachusetts:

14.2% (480,228)
35 to 39 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.7% (327)
Massachusetts:

3.4% (115,173)
40 to 44 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.2% (502)
Massachusetts:

4.8% (164,319)
45 to 59 minutes:
Wakefield:

8.9% (1,069)
Massachusetts:

10.7% (362,288)
60 to 89 minutes:
Wakefield:

6.7% (808)
Massachusetts:

9.6% (324,268)
90 or more minutes:
Wakefield:

3.7% (442)
Massachusetts:

3.8% (129,542)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000 (%)

Working at home in 2000 - Wakefield

Working at home in 2000 - Massachusetts

Less than 5 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.7% (353)
Massachusetts:

2.7% (85,006)
5 to 9 minutes:
Wakefield:

9.5% (1,243)
Massachusetts:

9.9% (306,086)
10 to 14 minutes:
Wakefield:

12.8% (1,672)
Massachusetts:

13.7% (426,161)
15 to 19 minutes:
Wakefield:

11.1% (1,449)
Massachusetts:

13.7% (423,798)
20 to 24 minutes:
Wakefield:

15.4% (2,006)
Massachusetts:

13.1% (406,831)
25 to 29 minutes:
Wakefield:

4.5% (588)
Massachusetts:

5.5% (171,328)
30 to 34 minutes:
Wakefield:

14.5% (1,885)
Massachusetts:

13.2% (409,733)
35 to 39 minutes:
Wakefield:

2.2% (289)
Massachusetts:

3.1% (96,168)
40 to 44 minutes:
Wakefield:

5.2% (683)
Massachusetts:

4.1% (128,484)
45 to 59 minutes:
Wakefield:

10.4% (1,360)
Massachusetts:

8.9% (275,413)
60 to 89 minutes:
Wakefield:

7.2% (943)
Massachusetts:

6.5% (201,587)
90 or more minutes:
Wakefield:

1.2% (154)
Massachusetts:

2.4% (74,738)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Males

    Less than 5 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.2% (137)
    Massachusetts:

    2.1% (36,869)
    5 to 9 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    9.2% (565)
    Massachusetts:

    7.3% (125,864)
    10 to 14 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    11.2% (686)
    Massachusetts:

    10.7% (186,262)
    15 to 19 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    15.3% (940)
    Massachusetts:

    11.9% (206,632)
    20 to 24 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    9.8% (603)
    Massachusetts:

    12.3% (214,051)
    25 to 29 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    7.3% (445)
    Massachusetts:

    5.8% (100,160)
    30 to 34 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    15.4% (945)
    Massachusetts:

    14.5% (251,894)
    35 to 39 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    2.8% (169)
    Massachusetts:

    3.5% (60,632)
    40 to 44 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.3% (262)
    Massachusetts:

    5.0% (86,048)
    45 to 59 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    10.5% (641)
    Massachusetts:

    11.7% (202,329)
    60 to 89 minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    7.7% (469)
    Massachusetts:

    10.7% (186,101)
    90 or more minutes - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.0% (247)
    Massachusetts:

    4.5% (78,152)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2016 (%) - Females

    Less than 5 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.2% (131)
    Massachusetts:

    2.4% (39,408)
    5 to 9 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    8.9% (520)
    Massachusetts:

    9.2% (152,338)
    10 to 14 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    10.8% (633)
    Massachusetts:

    12.5% (208,116)
    15 to 19 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    18.1% (1,063)
    Massachusetts:

    13.9% (230,835)
    20 to 24 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    14.8% (869)
    Massachusetts:

    13.2% (219,598)
    25 to 29 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    6.1% (359)
    Massachusetts:

    5.9% (97,658)
    30 to 34 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    15.6% (918)
    Massachusetts:

    13.8% (228,334)
    35 to 39 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.7% (159)
    Massachusetts:

    3.3% (54,541)
    40 to 44 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    4.0% (238)
    Massachusetts:

    4.7% (78,271)
    45 to 59 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    7.3% (428)
    Massachusetts:

    9.6% (159,959)
    60 to 89 minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.7% (337)
    Massachusetts:

    8.3% (138,167)
    90 or more minutes - Females:
    Wakefield:

    3.3% (195)
    Massachusetts:

    3.1% (51,390)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wakefield

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Massachusetts

Drove car alone:
Wakefield:

84.0% (10,656)
Massachusetts:

70.2% (2,508,024)
Carpooled:
Wakefield:

5.1% (645)
Massachusetts:

7.8% (277,720)
Bus or trolley bus:
Wakefield:

0.6% (74)
Massachusetts:

3.4% (122,143)
Subway or elevated:
Wakefield:

0.4% (49)
Massachusetts:

4.6% (162,770)
Railroad:
Wakefield:

0.5% (57)
Massachusetts:

1.8% (65,060)
Bicycle:
Wakefield:

0.2% (21)
Massachusetts:

0.9% (30,386)
Walked:
Wakefield:

2.9% (363)
Massachusetts:

4.7% (168,671)
Other means:
Wakefield:

0.5% (69)
Massachusetts:

1.4% (49,018)

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Wakefield

Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Massachusetts

Drove car alone:
Wakefield:

78.3% (10,211)
Massachusetts:

73.8% (2,290,258)
Carpooled:
Wakefield:

6.9% (894)
Massachusetts:

9.0% (279,111)
Bus or trolley bus:
Wakefield:

0.6% (78)
Massachusetts:

2.9% (88,595)
Streetcar or trolley car:
Wakefield:

0.2% (25)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (12,355)
Subway or elevated:
Wakefield:

3.3% (428)
Massachusetts:

3.7% (113,857)
Railroad:
Wakefield:

5.0% (655)
Massachusetts:

1.5% (46,263)
Ferryboat:
Wakefield:

0.0% (6)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (3,125)
Motorcycle:
Wakefield:

0.1% (11)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (1,604)
Bicycle:
Wakefield:

0.1% (14)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (12,355)
Walked:
Wakefield:

2.0% (256)
Massachusetts:

4.3% (134,566)
Other means:
Wakefield:

0.4% (47)
Massachusetts:

0.5% (16,697)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wakefield (Males)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Massachusetts (Males)

    Drove car alone - Males:
    Wakefield:

    85.1% (5,427)
    Massachusetts:

    70.9% (1,292,415)
    Carpooled - Males:
    Wakefield:

    4.8% (307)
    Massachusetts:

    7.6% (139,166)
    Bus or trolley bus - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.2% (15)
    Massachusetts:

    3.0% (54,444)
    Subway or elevated - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.4% (23)
    Massachusetts:

    4.6% (84,146)
    Railroad - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.2% (14)
    Massachusetts:

    2.0% (36,106)
    Bicycle - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.3% (22)
    Massachusetts:

    1.1% (20,713)
    Walked - Males:
    Wakefield:

    3.6% (232)
    Massachusetts:

    4.3% (77,680)
    Other means - Males:
    Wakefield:

    0.6% (39)
    Massachusetts:

    1.4% (24,753)

Means of transportation to work in 2016 - Wakefield (Females)

Means of transportation to work in 2016Travel time to work - Massachusetts (Females)

    Drove car alone - Females:
    Wakefield:

    82.9% (5,236)
    Massachusetts:

    69.5% (1,215,609)
    Carpooled - Females:
    Wakefield:

    5.3% (337)
    Massachusetts:

    7.9% (138,554)
    Bus or trolley bus - Females:
    Wakefield:

    1.0% (61)
    Massachusetts:

    3.9% (67,699)
    Subway or elevated - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.4% (26)
    Massachusetts:

    4.5% (78,624)
    Railroad - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.7% (41)
    Massachusetts:

    1.7% (28,954)
    Walked - Females:
    Wakefield:

    2.0% (127)
    Massachusetts:

    5.2% (90,991)
    Other means - Females:
    Wakefield:

    0.4% (28)
    Massachusetts:

    1.4% (24,265)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2016 (%)

Drove alone:
Wakefield:

93.7% (11,980)
Massachusetts:

90.2% (2,457,107)
In 2 person carpool:
Wakefield:

5.7% (728)
Massachusetts:

7.8% (212,567)
In 3 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.4% (53)
Massachusetts:

1.1% (30,511)
In 4 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.1% (16)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (10,957)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.1% (17)
Massachusetts:

0.3% (8,646)
In 7+ person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.0% (2)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (4,475)

Private vehicle occupancy in 2000 (%)

Drove alone:
Wakefield:

91.9% (10,211)
Massachusetts:

89.1% (2,290,258)
In 2 person carpool:
Wakefield:

6.0% (664)
Massachusetts:

9.0% (230,437)
In 3 person carpool:
Wakefield:

1.3% (147)
Massachusetts:

1.2% (30,222)
In 4 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.3% (33)
Massachusetts:

0.4% (9,342)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.4% (44)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (5,269)
In 7+ person carpool:
Wakefield:

0.1% (6)
Massachusetts:

0.1% (3,841)

Class of Workers

Class of Workers (%)

Employee of private company:
Wakefield:

67.1% (8,875)
Massachusetts:

66.8% (2,112,608)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Wakefield:

3.0% (397)
Massachusetts:

2.7% (84,530)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Wakefield:

9.7% (1,288)
Massachusetts:

10.5% (331,510)
Local government workers:
Wakefield:

8.0% (1,052)
Massachusetts:

7.5% (236,879)
State government workers:
Wakefield:

2.8% (365)
Massachusetts:

3.9% (122,041)
Federal government workers:
Wakefield:

2.0% (263)
Massachusetts:

2.1% (66,653)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Wakefield:

7.0% (922)
Massachusetts:

6.4% (201,219)
Unpaid family workers:
Wakefield:

0.4% (55)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (5,647)

Class of Workers (%) - Males

Employee of private company - Males:
Wakefield:

70.1% (4,779)
Massachusetts:

69.6% (1,138,678)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Wakefield:

4.3% (291)
Massachusetts:

3.9% (63,549)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Wakefield:

5.5% (375)
Massachusetts:

6.9% (113,092)
Local government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

7.3% (496)
Massachusetts:

5.8% (95,434)
State government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

2.8% (190)
Massachusetts:

3.6% (58,332)
Federal government workers - Males:
Wakefield:

1.8% (123)
Massachusetts:

2.4% (39,214)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Wakefield:

8.1% (549)
Massachusetts:

7.6% (124,649)
Unpaid family workers - Males:
Wakefield:

0.2% (13)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (2,587)

Class of Workers (%) - Females

Employee of private company - Females:
Wakefield:

64.0% (4,096)
Massachusetts:

63.8% (973,930)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Wakefield:

1.7% (106)
Massachusetts:

1.4% (20,981)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Wakefield:

14.3% (913)
Massachusetts:

14.3% (218,418)
Local government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

8.7% (556)
Massachusetts:

9.3% (141,445)
State government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

2.7% (175)
Massachusetts:

4.2% (63,709)
Federal government workers - Females:
Wakefield:

2.2% (140)
Massachusetts:

1.8% (27,439)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Wakefield:

5.8% (373)
Massachusetts:

5.0% (76,570)
Unpaid family workers - Females:
Wakefield:

0.7% (42)
Massachusetts:

0.2% (3,060)
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